Blog: The Place to Dish with Fellow Foodies

Wherever I go, I sample the local cuisine, taste the regional wine and cocktails, and prowl for the best culinary products. Back at home, I experiment with my own food and beverage concoctions. Sometimes I travel with specific ingredients and tools so I can cook special dishes for family and friends. And nothing gets my creative juices flowing like holidays and entertaining. Sound familiar? If so, maybe my favorite discoveries, realizations, and recipes will inspire your own adventures, and you’ll want to share them here.

Pumpkin Scone Recipe from Stranded Foodie


Are you crazy about pumpkin goodies, and love a good moist scone? I sure do!  I made these delectable pumpkin scones over the weekend for our house guests. They were such a big hit, that I wanted to share the recipe with you.

These pumpkin scones remind me of the ones I used to find at Starbucks, very tender and moist with tons of pumpkin flavor. I love that because I’m [Read more…]

Stranded Foodie Recipe for Chocolate Chip Waffles with Bananas


My husband just loves a good crispy waffle for breakfast. And so do I. I’m always trying variations to a basic recipe. So today, I thought since he’s such a chocoholic, I should combine the two. Warm chocolate chips that are slightly melted scattered in a crispy brown [Read more…]

Spiced Banana and Medjool Date Smoothie Recipe from Stranded Foodie


The combination of bananas and sweet Medjool dates are perfect when made into a delectable smoothie. It’s a different twist on flavors, [Read more…]

Stranded Foodie Recipe for Bran Muffins with Meyer Lemon Glaze


My mom used to make these delectable bran muffins lightly glazed with a flavorful lemon icing. I haven’t had them in years, and because it’s Meyer lemon season, I thought I would make up a batch using the lemons I already have on hand. They are so [Read more…]

Stranded Foodie Recipe for Spiced Pumpkin Muffins with White Chocolate Chips


I’m so glad it’s fall and I’m dreaming of all the things I love baked with pumpkin. Why there’s pumpkin donuts, pumpkin bread, pumpkin cake, and I especially like a good pumpkin muffin. Add some warm spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and cloves, and I’ll have the perfect delectable breakfast goodie to enjoy [Read more…]

Buckwheat Pancake Recipe from Stranded Foodie


Fall and buckwheat pancakes go together so well. I just love a good stack of warm pancakes with a pat of butter on top and drizzled with some pure maple syrup. Wait, did I just say buckwheat pancakes? Yep, good old fashioned buckwheat. If you haven’t tried buckwheat, it’s especially tasty in pancakes. They are so hearty and [Read more…]

Stranded Foodie Recipe for Crème Fraîche Scrambled Eggs


Sometimes, I like to start my day off with a good proper breakfast. Especially during the weekend when I have more time. But, when I feel the need to make it extra special, I love to use our local farm fresh eggs that I whip up into the creamiest [Read more…]

Blueberry Smoothie Recipe from Stranded Foodie


With our hot summer weather, I’ve been making lots of smoothies over the summer. They are creamy good especially when made with rich Greek yogurt and sweet seasonal fruit. So today, a blueberry smoothie is my choice. It’s so easy and delicious, and the best [Read more…]

Hungarian Walnut Roll Recipe from Stranded Foodie


Known as “Mum” by her family, my wonderful mother-in-law was one of the best home bakers I have ever met. No kidding! With her Hungarian heritage came dozens of family recipes that she gladly passed down to all of us lucky family [Read more…]

Blueberry Cinnamon Crunch Top Muffin Recipe from Stranded Foodie


My mother-in–law used to make the best blueberry muffins with a crunchy cinnamon sugar topping that went so well with the light and fluffy interior. They are one of my [Read more…]